Saturday 7th February 1846

“Charles Dutton, screener at Eccleston Wharf, fell overboard. Slipped off the gunnell of the ‘Jim’ barge while hauling in another. Was ducked well over head and ears. — Wages commenced at 20s per week this night henceforth.  Received 20s this night to begin with.  All things going on well at present. — Mr Burn of Stephen Street died this morning aged 72 years less one day.”

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